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  • Recycling & Waste Management — Sustainability at Carthage — Carthage College
    is recycled each year Recycling stations are located on every floor in Carthage residence halls and academic buildings 8 000 pounds of used electronic equipment is recycled each year The College recycles old computers monitors and keyboards These items can be taken to the Lentz Hall garage or to the Hedberg Library loading dock or contact the Maintenance Department The College collects batteries light bulbs and ink cartridges to be recycled Learn more about what you can recycle Sodexo the College s food service operator recycles all cooking oils Approximately 35 gallons of campus cooking oil is recycled each week for biodiesel use In campus construction and renovation the College recycles materials and uses recycled materials whenever possible 50 percent of Art Keller field turf is made with recycled materials 85 percent of the former Siedemann Natatorium materials will be recycled The Carthage Maintenance Department recycles refrigerant from small refrigerators in residence hall rooms Students who have a broken refrigerator should contact the Maintenance Department All motor oil from Carthage vehicles is drained and collected for refinement Old oil filters are crushed and recycled During move in days at the start of the school year Environmental Services brings in a

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/sustainability/recycling/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Environmental Science: Research and Education — Sustainability at Carthage — Carthage College
    education research and community service Students study conservation and ecology environmental policy and environmental data analysis Faculty and students conduct research on and off campus that positively impacts the environment Carthage s Invasive Species Working Group monitors invasive species in southeast Wisconsin led by professors Tracy Gartner and Scott Hegrenes Through the Prairie Restoration course students work with a local nature center to design and implement a native prairie planting

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/sustainability/research/ (2013-06-13)
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  • The Green Pledge — Sustainability — Carthage College
    Turn off any lights or power consuming devices when they are not in use Use Print Preview and other measures to make sure that I print only what I need and use as little paper as I can Drive or consume fuel only when necessary Be conscientious of the water I consume including turning off the faucet when I don t need it to be open Cut down on the amount of waste I generate by taking only the food I can consume buying only what I need looking for items made from renewable and or compostable materials and buying items with minimal and or environmentally friendly packaging whenever possible Reduce my usage of hazardous chemicals by using environmentally friendly products whenever possible including cleaning automotive and personal care products Reuse Utilize re usable items instead of disposable ones whenever possible e g mugs re usable water bottles re usable grocery bags Recycle Place recyclable items into proper receptacles even if I have to walk a distance to do so Keep trash out of recycling containers Take special items like batteries ink cartridges and electronics to appropriate recycling venues Purchase items made of recycled materials whenever possible Please login in

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/sustainability/green/pledge/ (2013-06-13)
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  • The Green Pledge — Sustainability — Carthage College
    that we replace several times a year Student faculty gardens would also be terrific Some campuses have salad bowl gardens in public places where you can pick greens for salad or to add to lunches What a great way to build community I ll be happy to help any way that I can Lindsay Christensen I think that people really need to start taking responsibility for where their cigarette butts ends up if they smoke This campus is technically an Arboretum and the trees grass beach and lake are all highly susceptible to pollution I m sure that I am not the only one who is upset to see cigarette butts all over the ground because smokers are too lazy to clean up after themselves Please take responsibility for your actions Daniel Miller Amanda Bizub Maria Carrig Jeffrey Jones Emily Oleson Carly Barker Bradley Hyland Chelsea Burns Amber Garry Taylor Hutton Kendall Vega Anna Picard Douglas Arion Amanda Feldt Smith Wayne Thompson Becoming a vegetarian reduces one s carbon footprint by the equivalent of removing ten SUVs from the highways While this may not be a popular option for many even eliminating animal products from our diet for one day per week such as Meatless Mondays or Fridays for some Roman Catholics has more positive impact on our environment than any other single thing we might do Of course hats off to Quality of Life and others who remind us to adopt environmentally sustainable pathways to light our way through this life Eric Ireland Laura Ottwell Stephanie Cain Morgan Gianola Rebecca Payne Diane Hahn I love these ideas they are so easy and achievable Michele Ellenberger Victoria Martinez Jie Zhou Lisa Crumble Kirsten Thomas Ronald Luthman Katherine Young Max McGrath Michael Goetz Judith Steinbrecher Mary Pukenis April Schultz Susan Grover

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/sustainability/green/pledge/archives/ (2013-06-13)
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  • SURE News — SURE — Carthage College
    Sciences or Social Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Applications are due April 3 more Undergraduate Research Carthage students present summer research at SURE poster session The 2012 SURE Poster Session will be held at 4 p m Monday in Hedberg Library Talk with 26 students from both the Division of Natural Sciences and Division of Social Sciences about their summer research projects more UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Student Spotlight Meet the 2012 SURE researchers Thirty six Carthage students are on campus this summer conducting research with their professors as part of the 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Program more SURE 2012 Carthage announces 2012 SURE participants Summer Undergraduate Research Experience allows students across disciplines to collaborate with faculty on significant summer research more SURE 2012 SURE program seeks applicants Students are invited to apply now for the 2012 Natural Sciences or Social Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience more REAL RESULTS SURE Poster Session Tuesday Students who participated in the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience will present their research at a poster session in Hedberg Library on Tuesday Sept 13 The poster session will be held from 11 30 a m to 1 p m more Undergraduate Research The environmental fate of fragrance chemicals Students begin new study with environmental science professor more Research in Physics A Summer Puzzle Students aim summer efforts at Professor Julie Dahlstrom s ongoing research into the mystery of diffuse interstellar bands more Undergraduate Research From SURE research to certain results Carthage s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience leads to real world success more Alumni Achievement Carthage program points students in new directions SURE program set Carthage alumna Erin Zimmerman 10 on path to research more STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Biology student receives grant for bat research Bri Birsa 11 to get rabies vaccination with grant funds more Keep Exploring Areas of

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  • Explore SURE in Video — SURE — Carthage College
    and her experiences in the Theatre Department Anxiety in Rats Neuroscience professor Daniel Miller and two Carthage students studied neuroanatomy and physiology in an anxiety vulnerable rat strain during the summer of 2011 Invasive Species Working Group Prof Scott Hegrenes leads three students in 2011 SURE project Software Evolution and the Moving Picture Metaphor Computer science professor Mark Mahoney continued his research on new version control software with two Carthage students during the summer of 2011 Maxwell Machurick Biology Major Football Player Maxwell Machurick 13 talks about SURE summer research as well as his academic and athletic experiences at Carthage Personal Care Products and the Environment Environmental science professor Sarah Rubinfeld led two Carthage students in researching the environmental fate of consumer product chemicals in aquatic systems during the summer of 2011 Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty Students need to do more than just what their professors tell them to do They need to initiate projects work through the real messiness of research and try to resolve that messiness in

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  • Student Spotlight 2012 — SURE — Carthage College
    The Birth of Tragedy she said Eli Favela 14 Physics Math Galaxy Clusters Eli Favela is spending his summer researching galaxy clusters Our goals are to visualize the large scale structure of the universe using photometric redshift data on luminous red galaxies at extreme distances Eli said He explained We know that at closer distances galaxies tend to cluster together and those clusters also cluster together Stephanie Zimmerman 14 Education School Choice Voucher Program Education major Stephanie Zimmerman is spending the summer analyzing the school choice voucher program in place in Milwaukee to determine possible effects it will have in Racine Wis I was very interested in this topic because it has a lot of relevance to my future career as well as families all over she says Steven Mathe 13 Physics Engineering Zero Gravity Fuel Gauging Chemistry major Steven Mathe is continuing two years of work developing a zero gravity fuel gauge with physics professor Kevin Crosby The first portion of my research is focused on performing an in depth analysis of the data we collected through our flights aboard NASA s microgravity research aircraft he says Molly Haywood 13 Neuroscience Acute Stress and Memory Biology and psychology double major Molly Haywood is working in Carthage s Rat Lab this summer studying the effects of acute stress on recognition memory of objects and odors For rats olfactory memory is social because they use scent to recognize friends and enemies Olfactory recognition is vital for rats survival she says Heidi Fenske 13 Biology Bacteriophage Nanoparticle Biology major Heidi Fenske is working with Professor Kristopher Koudelka to chemically modify the bacteriophage Lambda nanoparticle and test how it interacts with mammalian cells The overall goal of the project is to discover how the bacteriophage will interact with cells for the possibility of

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  • SURE 2012 Participants — SURE — Carthage College
    right now Jillian said To be given the opportunity to study intensively on a subject of your choice is not particularly common in an undergraduate program 2012 SURE Participants These students have been selected to participate in the 2012 SURE program Natural Sciences Division Samantha Beard 14 a biology major from Valparaiso Ind and Alex Nelson 13 a biology and music major from Red Wing Minn will work with biology professor Deanna Byrnes on her project Recording Bat Populations Using the Bat Detector Eli Favela 14 a mathematics and physics major from Palatine Ill will work with astronomy professor Jean Quashnock to study the clustering of luminous red galaxies LRGs and quasar absorbers in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Heidi Fenske 14 a biology major from Milwaukee will work with biology and chemistry professor Kristopher Koudelka on the project Chemical Modification of Bacteriophage Lambda Procapsids for Mammalian Interactions Testing Morgan Gianola 14 a neuroscience major from Broomfield Colo will work with neuroscience professor Dan Miller on a project studying avoidance learning and retention in behaviorally inhibited rodent modules Rachel Hammer 13 a neuroscience major from Schaumburg Ill and Molly Haywood 13 a neuroscience major from Batavia Ill will work with neuroscience professor Penny Seymoure studying the effects of acute stress on recognition memory for neutral and social information Eric Ireland 15 a physics and mathematics major from Kenosha Wis and Emma Sorrell 13 a mathematics major from Kenosha will work with mathematics professor Michael Nicholas to study boundary integral model for peristaltic pumping Kenna Krone 14 an environmental science and classical studies major from Pleasant Prairie Wis will work with environmental science professor Sarah Rubinfeld on a study of the environmental fate of personal care products Kevin Lubick 13 a computer science major from DeForest Wis and Wojciech Snarski 13 a computer science and business administration major from Glenview Ill will work with computer science professor Mark Mahoney on his project Software Evolution and the Moving Picture Metaphor Maxwell Machurick 15 a biology major from Kaukauna Wis will work with biology and chemistry professor Kristopher Koudelka on a study of bacteriophage Lambda as a novel nanoparticle Steven Mathe 13 a chemistry and physics major from Wauconda Ill will work with physics professor Kevin Crosby on designing a rocket payload to test a method of gauging zero g propellant Steve Metallo 14 a mathematics and physics major from Kenosha will work with mathematics professor Mark Snavely Project details coming soon Kelsey Miller 12 a neuroscience major from Sauk Rapids Minn and Kelly Moench 14 a neuroscience psychology religion major from Janesville Wis will work with neuroscience professor Dan Miller on studying the role of the cerebellum in the acquisition and retention of avoidance learning in anxiety vulnerable rats Akinyi Ooko Ombaka 14 an environmental science and geography major will work with environmental science professor Tracy Gartner in an Invasive Species Working Group Seth Schofield 14 a physics and mathematics major from Kenosha will work with physics and astronomy professor Julie Dahlstrom

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